Financial Statement Analysis

Our financial statement analysis course for CPAs is a comprehensive introduction to the 3 financial statements and how to analyze them to make accurate, relevant, and timely financial decisions.

Course objectives

You’ll first learn basic accounting principles necessary to analyze the financial statements (don’t worry this is not scary at all). You’ll then learn about the various components of the three financial statements and how they tie together.

With this knowledge, you’ll learn the key financial metrics to slice and dice the financial statements and really make them tell a story.

At completion, you’ll know how to quickly analyze any set of financial statements.

Some key things you’ll learn:

  • Basic accounting principles​
  • Comprehensive understanding of each of the 3 financial statements​
  • Determine the financial health of a company
  • Analyze financial trends utilizing key metrics and ratios

We recommend taking our Financial Modeling Bootcamp which is a great complement to this course.

Additional Info

Format: 3-6 minute videos, quizzes, and a final exam

CPEs: 6.5

Field of study: Finance

Prerequisites: You should have a basic knowledge of Excel (e.g. SUM, AVERAGE, etc.). If you’re not comfortable with Excel, we recommend taking our Microsoft Excel Bootcamp.